Who should not take glyburide-metformin?

You should not take glyburide-metformin if you are allergic to its ingredients, have Type 1 diabetes, are over 80 years old, are pregnant and close to your due date, are scheduled to have surgery, have kidney impairment or have suffered from a stroke or recent heart attack. If you are being treated with bosentan (Tracleer) or have diabetic ketoacidosis or metabolic acidosis, you should not take this drug. If you are taking other medications or have other medical conditions, you may need to alter your glyburide-metformin dose or be monitored for side effects. Make sure to share your complete medical history with your doctor before taking glyburide-metformin.

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